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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Dione in approximate true color

Filed under Dione, pretty pictures, Cassini, amateur image processing, global views, Saturn's moons

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Dione in approximate true color Cassini took the images for this mosaic of Dione on December 24, 2005. Infrared, green, and ultraviolet images have been processed to make the mosaic resemble Dione's approximate true color. In between larger craters, Dione's plains are very smooth, indicating a possible history of volcanism. Chasms and chains of craters are also evidence for an interesting geologic history.

NASA / JPL / SSI / Gordan Ugarkovic

Copyright holder: Gordan Ugarkovic

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Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about December 24, 2005

 

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